The Force is strong with ADOT, message boards have fun with serious advice

Dec 14, 2015, 7:12 AM | Updated: 3:39 pm

PHOENIX — Lately, everybody has been jumping on the ‘Star Wars’ bandwagon, with the opening of the latest installment just days away.

That includes the folks who run freeway message boards in Arizona.

Monday morning commuters in the Valley and elsewhere in the state were greeted with a nod to the popular sci-fi franchise when they took to the freeways.

Drivers were tweeting their appreciation to the Arizona Department of Transportation:

ADOT’s signs do an end-around the usual “drive safely during the holidays” advice and it’s not alone:

The much-anticipated “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” the seventh film in the franchise, opens Friday.

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